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history

 

Christ Church opened on 5 July 1729 as part of the Fifty New Churches Act of 1711. A major restoration was completed in 2004 and the redeveloped crypt opened in 2015.

More information about the church building British History OnlineFriends of Christ Church Spitalfields / Wikipedia.

Historical records of weddings and baptisms are available at the London Metropolitan Archive.

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Tours

Tours groups of 10+ can be booked at least two weeks before.

Adults: £6 / Qualified Guides bringing their own group: £30 per tour / Self-directed Groups bringing their own guide: £30 per tour / School Trips are welcomed for visits exploring; faith, architecture, history, the Huguenots, immigration, and Christianity.

To book a tour, or for further details, send an email to hello@ccspits.org

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Open church

The Church is normally open to the public: Sunday 13:00 - 16:00 /Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00 except when private events are taking place.

Please check with us that we are open (and not closed for an event or service) if you are travelling some distance to visit.
 

OPEN CHURCH TIMES CHRISTMAS 2017

The church will be closed to the public from 21 December 2017
The church will be open to the public from 8 January 2018

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The Foundation

The Foundation is our fund for the long-term maintenance and repair of the church building. With the closure of the 'Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields’ (Dec. 2017), we welcome: one off donations, regular giving and legacies for the long term care of this historic and iconic building.

For more info or to give money: heritage@ccspits.org

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cafe

The Crypt Cafe is open:
Monday to Saturday: 10:00-16:00 / Sundays Closed

To contact the Cafe to book a table or an event: venues@spitalfieldsvenue.org / 020 7377 6793
 

CHRISTMAS 2017 OPENING TIMES

Crypt cafe will be closed from 21 December 2017
Crypt cafe will reopen from 8 January 2018

Hanbury Hall cafe will be closed from 21 December 2017
Hanbury Hall cafe will reopen from 2 January 2018

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Attached here is the court judgement that was issued in February 2017 and the November 2017 subsequent legal ruling with regard to ‘The Garden Building’.

We have been legally instructed to make it available here.